News | 23 May 2013

Spain: Isla Magica – Takeover Deal Concluded

As was recently announced by France’s Looping Group, the sale of the Isla Magica amusement park in Seville, Spain by Spanish bank La Caixa to the new French operators has now finally been concluded (we reported on this in EAP 2/2013). Laurent (...) read more

News | 17 May 2013

Filmpark Babelsberg Launches „Street Luge“ in 4D

The answer to the question of whether it is particularly cool or rather simply stupid to lie down on a specially designed skateboard and ride down a paved road at high speeds may vary according to the age and intellect of the interviewee … “Street (...) read more

News | 16 May 2013

“Die Sendung mit der Maus” at Cologne’s Odysseum

Odysseum and WDR Cologne (a German public-broadcasting institution) recently confirmed their cooperation starting this upcoming summer at Cologne’s science center Odysseum: the “Museum mit der Maus“, (Eng.: museum with the mouse) will be the new (...) read more

News | 15 May 2013

Huss Revive Their Classic Ride ‚Condor‘

‚Condor‘, the well-loved ride from the Huss company, was very popular within the 80s and 90s. Thirty rides were sold during that time. Now the manufacturer revives its classic ride and adds it again to its active portfolio of attractions. The ride (...) read more

News | 14 May 2013

Austria: 2012 Record Year for Eurothermen

Thanks to the new attractions in the pirate’s world Aquapulco and the new Cabrio Therme in the Tropicana at EurothermenResort Bad Schallerbach, Austria, the EurothermenResorts in Bad Schallerbach, Bad Ischl and Bad Hall were able to set a new (...) read more

News | 13 May 2013

Triotech’s New European Business Development Manager

Canada-based manufacturer of advanced interactive and immersive attractions, Triotech, has recently announced the appointment of Bob Harris as their new European Business Development Manager. Bob Harris will work for Triotech out of England, near (...) read more

News | 10 May 2013

Osnabrück/Germany: Sauna Secret Revealed

The secret about the new sauna attraction at Osnabrück’s Nettebad has finally been revealed. Visitors can look forward to the new ‘Meri-Sauna’ (Finnish for lake), a sauna that will be built on stilts featuring panorama windows. In a height of six (...) read more

News | 09 May 2013

Bad Ems/Germany: Emser Therme Opened Near Koblenz

The end of last year saw the opening of the new Emser Therme in Bad Ems near Koblenz as the youngest facility of the group of swimming pool complex and thermal spa facilities of the Kannewischer Collection. The complex, designed by 4a Architekten (...) read more

News | 08 May 2013

Europa-Park Wins Thea Classic Award

The annual Thea Awards were presented by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) already for the 19th time. “And the winner is … Europa-Park“ was the announcement during the award ceremony in Anaheim in April. Germany’s Europa-Park won the “Thea (...) read more

News | 07 May 2013

New Member Joins SunKid

Austria’s SunKid company– known as experts for their „moving carpet“, a conveyor system specially developed for skiing areas as well as elevators and summer sledding tracks, already expanded its portfolio during the last years taking a step towards (...) read more

News | 07 May 2013

Spreepark Area will be sold in a compulsory auction …

Who needs a theme park when he already has a charade like the great Berlin airport project? While a classic theme park can be found in most of the world’s capitals and big cities, Berlin seems to do well without one … but this has not always been (...) read more

News | 22 Apr 2013

165 Dinosaurs to Find a New Home at Australian Luxury Resort

The Australian billionaire Clive Palmer ordered 165 animated life-size dinosaurs to create a dinosaur park at Queensland’s Palmer Coolum Resort. According to the luxury resort’s web site, the construction works at the site are well underway and the (...) read more

News | 18 Apr 2013

Osnabrück / Germany: Nettebad to Be Expanded by a Gym

Work on the construction of the new gym at Nettebad in Osnabrück , Germany is well underway (we reported on this in the EAP newsletter 1/2013). Now the opening date for the new fitness facility has been announced: the premium gym will open on an (...) read more

News | 11 Apr 2013

Heroes from Madagascar Conquer Further Theme Parks

Following up our EAP newsletter 2/2013 report about the launch of Heide Park’s new live show “Madagascar Live! It’s Circus Time”, further theme parks delight their guests with a Madagascar live show now. Italy’s Gardaland has started into its 2013 (...) read more